MENTAL HEALTH & COVID-19

Many families thought they could “get through this” much like I did with my two year old. But as days turn into weeks the toll it is taking on everyone's mental health is beginning to compound. 

FEELING ANXIOUS? TRY NESTING!

As the old expression goes, “Home is where the heart is.” It’s only natural that we intuitively want our personal space to resonate with us and provide a sense of calm, comfort, and belonging. Our need for comfort is intensified when the outside world is full of change and uncertainty.

Whether you live in a studio apartment, a high-rise condo, or a larger house, here are a few simple things you can do to help feather your nest and lift your spirits.

STRATEGY SESSION: RETIREMENT HOME VS NURSING HOME

This is the number one question I am asked as a retirement living expert.

Some people may not realize that “retirement homes” and “nursing homes” are two separate entities, each with their own processes and costs.

WORD OF MOUTH: TIMELY ADVICE FOR SENIORS’ ORAL CARE

April is recognized each year as National Oral Health Month. And here’s some good news.

STRATEGY SESSION: A LOVED ONE WITH DEMENTIA

Beyond what the situation is today, have you thought – honestly, now – about what things might look like in, say, three years from now? Two years? Or even next year?

KIDNEY HEALTH

While we hear a lot about the importance of having a healthy brain, heart and lungs, kidneys aren’t always top of mind. But given what they do for our bodies, they probably should be.

SENIORS AND COVID-19: HOW ALL OF US CAN HELP

Tea & Toast is now offering a first of its kind service to seniors and families who would like to tour, or need to tour retirement homes, but are unable to visit in person. 

KEEP YOUR TICKER TICKING: MAKING SMART CHOICES FOR HEART HEALTH

February is Heart Month in Canada – and no better time for a refresher on how to keep your heart
healthy.

SCAMS TARGETING SENIORS: HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF, YOUR IDENTITY AND VALUABLES

Sometimes, people can be real jerks!

This is especially true of scammers who take advantage of other people’s trust and vulnerability.

Unfortunately, seniors/older adults are often the most frequent targets of scams and scammers.

Indeed, there is no lack of scams out there trying to rob seniors of their identity, money, or valuables.

The Tea & Toast team wants you to protect yourself! We hope this blog will help you to do just that.

DOWNWIZING PODCAST FEATURE

Tea & Toast founder, Amy Friesen speaks with Barry at Gordon’s Downsizing and Estate Services about how to identify the best options and make the best choice when it comes to retirement living! Have a listen here!